Rejoice! It’s B&T’s 30 Under 30 Shortlist For 2017!

Rejoice! It’s B&T’s 30 Under 30 Shortlist For 2017!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. The entries are in, the stewards will enter into no further negotiations and B&T can report the class of 2017’s shortlist for 30 under 30 has been indelibly entered into the ledger.

Brought to you by our very dear friends at NewsMediaWorks, B&T’s 30 Under 30 saw records tumble yet again this year as more than 300 of our industry’s finest threw their hats into the ring to be adjudged one to watch.

Judges, who we remain eternally indebted to for their hard work and careful consideration, remarked on the quality of entries as being of a very high standard.

And while they have managed to whittle the initial hoard down to a manageable 127, there’s more work ahead of them to arrive at a final three across the ten categories for 2017. And so, with no further ado, except for a final hat tip to all of our sponsors, here is the moment you’ve all been waiting for.

Oh, but you better secure your tickets here now to avoid disappointment.

And then, if you want to be on this list next year we can’t recommend our Towards 2030 forum enough.


Chloe Saintilan TBWA Sydney
Dane Van Veen R/GA Sydney
Genevieve Clay-Smith Taste Creative
Jackson Harper Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Jake Turnbull SDWM
Josie Fox Special Group
Kiah Nicholas Host
Kostia Liakhov R/GA Sydney
Samantha Cable Leo Burnett Sydney
Taylor Thornton MediaCom
Tim Pashen The Monkeys
Tom Debenham Best Design to Life
Will Winter-Irving WiTH Collective


Aleisha McCall Ultimate Edge Communications Pty Ltd
Alex Zaccaria Bolster
Cameron Bryant Sparro
Ezra Auperle SixtyFour Films
Genevieve Clay-Smith Taste Creative and Bus Stop Films
Jay Wright Search Insights Pty Ltd
Michael Burford Pulse Initiative Pty Ltd
Michael Laps Yoghurt Digital
Sage Greenwood WINK Models
Tom Pitney Junkee Media
William Strange Sports Performance Tracking


Amanda Stavropoulos Allure Media // Who What Wear Australia
Bridget Kelly CHE Proximity
Caitlin Chander News Digital Networks Australia
Cassie Collin Leo Burnett Sydney
Jamie-Leigh Mason News Corp Australia
Kimberley Caines News Corp Australia
Lisa Omagari Junkee Media
Mitchell Oakley Smith The Woolmark Company
Patty Roberts George P. Johnson
Rosie Squires Australian Radio Network
Shari Nementzik Bauer Media



Amy Zancanaro Westpac Group
Duncan McGrath Google
Emily Tutt Australian Hearing
Gemma Myhill Velocity Frequent Flyer
Joanne Jenkinson Pacific Magazines
Katy Berg Google
Ken Attard Vittoria Food & Beverage
Laura Pope Frucor Beverages Pty Ltd
Marisa Laria Revlon
Rose Gell Reckitt Benckiser
Rosheeni Dobbie Deliveroo
Sarah Prescott Thankyou


Media Planner/Buyer

Aishling Farrell Essence
Ashleigh Hall Atomic 212
Ben Lynch PHD
Caitlin Lloyd iProspect
Chloe Grainger Carat
Chris Richardson iProspect
Emma Greenhalgh MediaCom
Harrison Chalet MediaCom
Katie McElroy Zenith Media
Lucy Foot MediaCom
Luke Maher Initiative
Tim Hull MediaCom
Tobias Young UM
Victor Condogeorges Bohemia Group


Aisha Jefferson FORWARD Agency
Bebhinn Carey MediaCom
Clare McInerney PR Edge
Edwina Brook History Will Be Kind
Grace Gabriel Australian Hearing
Kaitlin Murphy University of Melbourne
Lara Vandenberg Knotch
Matthew Wu Media & Capital Partners
Nicola Trotman Greenpoint Media
Priscilla Truong Ogilvy PR Melbourne
Sarah Tucker Multi Channel Network
Shae Courtney Anne Wild & Associates
Shane Treeves Google Australia / Google Asia-Pacific
Soraya Calavassy Neon Black

Project Manager

Emily Entwisle AnalogFolk
Emma Kucelj International Women’s Development Agency
Gwendolyn Jimenez Infinity Squared
James Gauci Hydric Media
Jayde Free Data Creative
Jessica Westgate Nova 96.9
Katrina Leo MRM//McCann
Maddy Cunich MediaCom
Marcellina Mardian Deepend
Olivia Warren Initiative
Shae Godley Nova Entertainment

Veerle Verlooij


Sales/Account Manager

Amy Womersley ntegrity
Elizabeth Maunsell Leo Burnett, Sydney
Emily Gray TBWA\Melbourne
James Law Google
Jason Echo Nine Entertainment Co.
Jess Roach Nova Entertainment
Kate McMahon Nine
Mitch Young DDB
Nala Annous Xaxis
Richard Conway IPG Mediabrands – Reprise
Stephanie Sier News Corp
Tahlia Phillips Concrete Playground
Tahnee Woo Val Morgan Cinema Network
Will Lewis Foxtel


Aishling Farrell Essence
Alex Brezzi Carat Australia
Alistair Stephenson M&C Saatchi & Re
Andrew Hardeman Carat
Bryan Wilmot Leo Burnett
Cara Meade Houston Group
Jack Smyth Mindshare
Krish Raja Nine
Mitchell Long PHD
Queenie Ling Slingshot
Rosie Plunton Zenith
Tolga Balabaner Snapchat


Alexander Concannon Maxus
David Castle Resolution Media
Elliot Tindale CHE Proximity
Juan Ojeda Isobar
Mackenzie Stratford News Digital Networks Australia
Marian Brooks Xaxis
Matty Collins Isobar
Milly Rowett REA Group
Mychal Whittle Reprise
Nicola Helper Hyland Media/Programmatic Media
Patrick Howard
Sarah Ling CHE Proximity
Sebastian Collins Xaxis
Tom Sheppard Atomic 212


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